|Hold That Silt 33.627 - Department of Agriculture. Federal Extension Service|
CCC units deter soil erosion in the Los Padres National Forest and build check dams above the Santa Barbara, Calif., reservoir. Reel 1 shows forest scenery, panoramic views of the city, mission buildings, a water filtration plant, and the city's reservoir. A fire rages through the forest in 1933. Rain water washes silt from the denuded slopes into the reservoir. CCC members sow mustard grass on the slopes...
Keywords: Dams; Forest fires; Motion pictures; National parks and reserves; Santa Barbara (Calif.); Soil conservation; Water-supply; Living New Deal
|Santa Claus' Punch and Judy|
Santa magically creates a Punch and Judy puppet show to the delight of children at a Christmas party. WARNING! Parents may wish to watch this before exposing innocent eyes to the comic brutality of a Punch and Judy puppet show from the late 1940s - including some very non-PC scenes. Punch & Judy professor/historian Geoff Felix describes the film: The value of this film is that it is a record of a performance by George Prentice whose Punch and Judy show achieved great popularity in Variety during...
Keywords: Santa; puppet chaos; senseless violence
Downloads: 22,003 (17 reviews)